This Mexican Christmas lullaby is well-known in Mexico, where it is sung on Christmas Eve services. The arrangement starts with G major hand position for the right hand, and C major for the left hand. In the middle section, there are some extensions and hand position changes.
The original lyrics and an English translation are provided in the Special Notes, along with information about Mexican Christmas customs.
Key: G Major
Mood: quiet and calm.
Pedagogy: hand extensions, root-fifth-octave left hand, pedaling, repeats, fermatas